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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Sprintec (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
8/9/2014 1:30:10 AM

Reviewer: Mad and Sad, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a miscarriage due to stress at my job, and was in a serious relationship when I decided to take birth control for the first time in my life. I was living with my boyfriend at the time, and it seemed like the way to go, to prevent another miscarriage. The first couple months were okay, and my doctor said to stick it out for three months and it will get better. I learned to ignore the anger, a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2014 9:49:35 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After being on birth control for 2 years my Dr switched me to sprintec and after 2 months of taking it I had to stop. DO NOT TAKE THIS PILL! I gained 20lbs, was extremely moody, sensitive and cried a lot,broke out in little pimples from the waist up, headaches everyday, breast tenderness, cramping, no sex drive, and was always tired. Ended up in the ER with chest pains but all the tests they ran c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/21/2014 10:45:43 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this for 3 months now. Just switched from Depo. I was amazed and loved it at first but now I'm not so sure. They say its mild nausea and mild vomiting but once I wake up and even drink water it sets me into nausea mode all day long. if I dare eat anything I puke it right back up. They say the side effects will ware off. I've been dealing with this for 3 weeks now. I feel lik ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/20/2014 4:20:14 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm taking this medication for birth control as well as moderately severe acne. This has been AMAZING for my acne. After five months, my skin is almost completely clear and hasn't looked this good in years. As far as side effects, I did have breast tenderness and some mood swings for the first three months, but have no side effects now. If you get nauseous, taking it with food really helps ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/29/2014 5:52:27 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This birth control has made me absolutely insane. Granted, life has gotten harder but overall I feel sad, and not like myself. My problems arose when I went off the pill for about a month then started retaking it. I was previously on accutane and after taking this all of my acne came back and I am about to go on round two of accutane. I am absolutely insane and I cry all the time and feel extremel ... Show Full Comment

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